Peshawar Heritage Trail 2018 Qissa Khwani Bazaar: Friends, you may have heard the name of Qissa Khwani Bazar. It is the name of the market in Peshawar Pakistan. But do you know the history of it or its name before?? Today, I am gonna tell you about Peshawar’s famous place “Qissa Khwani”. Qissa Khwani Bazar history and Map also found online.
Qissa means “story” While Khwani means to “the process of telling “
According to local people, traders from Northern Asian countries used to stay here and tell the stories of their native places and cultures. That’s the reason people called him “Qissa Khwani”.
Despite this, its Qehwa is also very famous among people. Consisted of one main road and many small streets, this bazaar reminds us of ancient times.
However, there’s a rush of people always there even today. There are also the more interesting thing here that two big stars of Bollywood from that place. These are Daleep Kumar and Shahrukh Khan’s ancestors belong to this place.
It is not hard to find this bazaar because it is near to Peshawar’s famous places such as Qila Bala Hisar and Khyber Bazar. Qissa Khwani is called the heart of Peshawar and renovation of this bazaar will start soon.
Govt of KPK makes a new 3D design for this bazaar and soon this Qissa Khwani will be changed to this design. This is our duty to maintain our beloved country clean and green. Roundabout many years ago Qissa Khwani bazaar massacre taken place that is the biggest strategies taken place in Peshawar Pakistan. On 23 April 1930, nearly 400 unarmed protesters were shot dead by soldiers of the British colonial government in the Qissa Khwani Bazaar massacre. Due to this, it is called Qissa Khwani Bazar Massacre. Also, Qissa Khawani bazar bombing took place in this bazar on 29 September 2013. It killed 45 people and more than 200 injured in the incident.